Dana O'Neil ESPN Senior Writer
Citing safety concerns and US State Department extending travel alerts through August, N.C. State has postponed its men's basketball trip to Italy until August 2017.
From NC State: "In an abundance of caution, and due to continuing safety and travel concerns emphasized by the US State Department recently extending the European Travel Alert for American Travelers through the end of August, our men's basketball program will postpone its international trip to Italy (Aug. 5-15) until 2017. "
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